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The Health Information Services (HIS) department maintains your medical record. We are dedicated to keeping your health information confidential and secure in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations.
As a patient, you have secure online access to much of your health information 24/7 using the Partners Patient Gateway. Visit www.patientgateway.org to enroll.
If your child is a pediatric patient at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s, you can enroll in MyChildren’s Patient Portal to securely view many portions of your child’s medical record online.
To obtain a copy of your medical record, you must properly complete an Authorization form and submit it to HIS. The form includes instructions and is available in English and Spanish.
You may submit your completed form to HIS using any of the following methods:
To complete an Authorization form in person at Dana-Farber, please visit the Medical Records desk on Yawkey 3 (Y3) across from the PMC Bridge. Please note: Medical Record Abstracts will be available for same day pick-up; all larger requests will be routed to the medical records department.
Processing time varies depending on the type of request. Although certain information can take up to 30 days for processing, routine requests are usually prepared within seven business days.
If you have questions about the processing time or status of your request, please call Medical Records directly at 617-481-0541.
To have a CD created that contains your Imaging results, fax your Authorization form to 617-632-1980 or visit the Medical Records desk on Y3 across from the PMC Bridge to complete an Authorization form.
CDs may be available for same day pick-up in the Imaging Department. Processing time varies depending on the amount of information requested. Please call Imaging Services at 617-632-4444 for more information.
Patients may complete a Verbal Authorization form which grants communication of their or their child’s protected health information, including information relating to care received, between their care team and individuals listed by the patient. Please complete this form and either return it to Access Management on Yawkey 2 (Y2) or fax to 617-632-2020.
If you have questions about the privacy of your medical records, please call Dana-Farber's Privacy Officer at 617-632-6593 or email DFCIAskInfoSecurityandPrivacy@dfci.harvard.edu.